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Celadine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum) + Viola (Viola tricolor) anthotype by Christine Acebo

“Even Crows Hope” by Christine Acebo
Country: USA
Parts used: Petals
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 4 days
Month, season and year: June, summer, 2022
Substrate: Canson Mixed Media Artboard
Contrast of final print: *** (High)

Celadine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum) and Viola (Viola tricolor) anthotype by Christine AceboCeladine Poppy (Stylophorum diphyllum) and Viola (Viola tricolor) anthotypeAmount: 3 tablespoons of each emulsion
Extracted using: Mortar
Thinner: Vodka
Layers: 3 poppy, then 3 viola
Used to create image: Positive on OHP transparency film

Challenges or observations:
Brushed on 3 layers of the yellow poppy emulsion first, then 3 layers of Viola emulsion. Viola is typically pretty fast in the summer sun, so only exposed for 4 days. The overlay of pansy left the background brown.

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